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Mural decoration - showing dolphins split in the middle
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1550-1699
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 14 1/2 in x 11 1/4 in
Part of an engraving depicting a painted ceiling and the statues and moulding (which includes a whale) on the ceiling. The plate appears to have been non-rectangular in shape from the impression marks. The image cuts off sharply at the right, indicating that it was cut. No inscriptions.